Last night was filled with much craftiness for this little addict! I managed to make 7 cards! awesome? No? One is going to be showed in today's post. I have made it with someone specific in mind but can't say who as they are sure to read this. The other six I will show you tomorrow as they are more or less part of a set and are going to be sent out to some ladies all over the world for their birthdays in February.
On to the card for todays post though. I am determined to scrap and make cards the next few weeks out of only scrap paper...you read right....SCRAP paper. In other words, paper I have left over from past projects.
I was fortunate enough to find quite a large piece of green cardstock measuring 15x30cm so i decided to make a square card using this as the base.
I found another large piece of contrasting red cardstock and cut this to 14.5x14.5cm's so that it would look as if the green of the base was a matt for the red. I used light blue silk ribbon at the bottom of the card and stuck a piece of patterned paper which I scalloped with my special ruler above this. I stitched around the border of the red cardstock with my black steadler fine tip.
The bracket to the left of the card is a white chipboard die cut that I had in my stash and I tied a dual-toned ribbon around the lower bracket for some interest. The Bird house is a three-dimensional die cut in my stash made by a company in china.
The silver square with the sentiment on it was created using my scalloped scissors. The large letters are 3-dimensional stickers. The smaller letters are clear stickers. All edges except the pattern paper were inked in jet black.
I really enjoyed making this card and find that I am being drawn to different colours the more I craft. Tomorrows post shouldn't shock any of you as it brings more pink to the blog :) But that's only because February is the month of love!
Have a Terrific Thursday everyone!